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Budget Home Decor

Bedroom Decor — 3 Fab & Simple Ways to Overhaul Your Decor!


Updated September 28, 2020

If you’re uninspired by your bedroom’s interior design, you’re not stuck with it. A few simple tweaks can revamp your bedroom décor for a fresh feel in 2020. Here are a few easy ideas to try.

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Makeup

Which Makeup Products Match Your Personality Type


Updated September 18, 2020

While it might not have been the very first personality test, the Myers-Briggs test is world-renowned for its accuracy when detailing unique characteristics of human personalities. The four-letter naming system is simple yet precise, and can pinpoint different aspects of your work habits, romantic life, or even your parenting style. It turns out, this test…

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Budget Beauty

Why Hitting the Snooze Button Makes You More Beautiful


Updated August 26, 2020

Do you fancy bags under your eyes, pasty skin, pimples, crows feet and a droopy jawline? Nope, no one does. Well that’s where you’re heading if you keep disrespecting your sleep. If you’re consistently getting anything less than seven hours a night then you, my good friend, may be sleep deprived. Sleep deprivation is bad for…

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Hair

Hair How-to: Loose Curls for Summer


Updated February 27, 2020

You know that loose-curl hairstyle that’s dominated your Instagram feed for the last few years? It’s the stuff of vibrant, young women with beautiful white teeth, who only move their heads in slow motion. Well, OK, that’s being fairly dramatic. In truth, styling your hair into loose curls isn’t all that hard to do — and…

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Plus Size

Dressing Those Curves — Style Tips for Shapely Hips and Thighs


Updated August 28, 2020

Want to rock a tiny bikini but you have a little body image voice holding you back? Eh, so what if you have a round backside and wide hips? There are women who would die to have those curves — just think about how many spend a fortune on butt implants! There are whole websites that’ll…

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Accessories

Under $50: 10 Cute Crossbody Bags


Updated February 27, 2020

My spring/summer bag has always been a crossbody. Just big enough for the essentials, and the long-strapped style frees my hands for all sorts of fun-in-the-sun adventures. However, these warm-weather carry-alls are frequently exposed to popsicle juice and dirt from the park, so I try to buy them cheaply. That way, I can purchase multiple…

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Accessories

The Basics of Jewelry Style


Updated August 25, 2020

If I had my way I’d wear jewelry, a great pair of heels and nothing else. Jada Pinkett Smith Jewelry trends change from year to year — one season, we’ll see big statement pieces, and the next, it’s all about subtlety. But no matter what the trends say, you always have the right to look…

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Accessories

Celeb-Inspired: How to Style a Canvas Tote


Updated November 19, 2020

Keri Russell, Reese Witherspoon and Jessica Alba have all been spotted carrying one. It’s the canvas tote, a grossly under-rated style accessory that every woman should have on hand. It’s very versatile, practical and oh-so-cool. A handy canvas bag can hold everything from diapers for the kiddos to your laptop and portable projectors (I’m talking…

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Learn How to Shop

How to Buy Mom (or Yourself) a Dreamy Bathrobe


Updated June 2, 2020

Every woman who appreciates a little self-indulgence needs a quality bathrobe. And by quality, I mean a piece that feels luxurious enough to wear for hours on end. It forces you into a state of calm and relaxation. It’s the bathrobe that creates a spa-like experience as soon as you slip it on. For all…

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Budget Beauty

15 Low-Cost Beauty Hacks You Can’t Live Without


Updated November 16, 2020

The bad news about getting serious with beauty is that the products cost a lot. You can easily burn through several hundred dollars in a single shopping trip just to buy one of each kind of item for your hair, face, and skin. In fact, statistics show that cosmetics are a billion-dollar industry, and product prices…

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Fashion Advice

How to Choose a Cocktail Dress for Your Body Shape


Updated August 28, 2020

A good cocktail dress (or two!) is a must-have for formal to semi-formal events. You can buy one or easily make a cute, girly cocktail dress. If you go the buying route, you have tons of options. If you have sewing skills, you can do what women for generations have done — rely on needles and…

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Accessories

How to Rock Saddle Shoes


Updated July 13, 2020

From the 1940s to the 1960s, there may not have been a more prominent style of footwear in the USA than saddle shoes. Popular with everyone from swanky business executives to teenagers bopping at sock hops, the classic, black-and-white oxford shoe offered widespread appeal in a very clean, versatile design. Worn by characters in pop…

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Prom

10 Hard and Fast Rules for Prom Dress Shopping


Updated November 6, 2019

As the prom season approaches, you’re going to want to do everything you can to find the perfect dress for the occasion. Whether your gal pals show it or not, prom dress shopping is super stressful — when it really should be fun and exciting. Let’s get you moving forward on the fun and exciting…

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Fall/Winter Trends Plus Size

Must-Have Fall Winter Styles for Curvy Women


Updated January 22, 2019

The only good thing about the unavoidable end of summer is the fresh stock of styles that show up in our fav stores. Fall always brings in a rich selection of hues and textures to keep us warm and stylish as we wait for spring to roll around once more. Last year, the plaid blanket…

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Accessories

10 Shoes Every Woman Must Have


Updated January 23, 2019

The old saying goes that a woman can never have too many shoes. But then reality sets in — the money in your wallet and the space in your closet are limited. What’s a girl to do? Well, here’s one strategy. Stock up on these 10 staple shoes and you won’t need more space or…

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The Cheap Wedding Guide

How to Find the Best Bridal Shops


Updated January 24, 2019

Budget brides, this is a guest post from our friends at Devotion Dresses. We asked the Devotion Dresses team for their best tips on wedding dress shopping for the discerning bride on a budget, and here’s their advice! Walk down the aisle in the right wedding gown and light up the venue. That’s how every…

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Body Care Advice

How to Get Bronzed, Glowing Skin in the Winter


Updated October 16, 2020

Are you hitting the beach early on a holiday or trying to recapture that tanned look from last summer? Fortunately, there are a bevy of tanning tricks available to you that will not damage your skin or leave you at risk for skin cancer. Follow these tips to get that bronzed, glowing skin during the winter months.…

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Fashion Advice

6 Ways to Help Your Guy Up His Style Game


Updated November 15, 2020

Every man could use a fashion update every now and then — particularly when your guy’s style hasn’t matured along with the passing of time. And who better to guide his man style than you? Fortunately, nudging your Significant Other to sophistication need not be expensive or overwhelming. When it comes to classic style, the…

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Gift Buying Guide

The Fashionista’s Guide to Boyfriend Gifts


Updated January 23, 2019

Ask most about buying for a boyfriend, or men in general, and the response is usually “They’re impossible!” But once you narrow it down to a more specific category of interest, selecting boyfriend gifts becomes infinitely easier. Whether your guy is the type to spend the weekend in the woods, cooking up gourmet meals (count your lucky…

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Accessories

The Bold and Beautiful: SS17 Accessories for Women


Updated February 3, 2019

New York Fashion Week has long gone, and we’re still processing! Pouring over the photos, reading the write-ups, we’re still trying to figure out the big takeaways for SS17. (Besides another confirmation that Kanye West loves talking about himself!) While the clothing designs were all over the place, one trend does stand out: the big and…

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Fashion Advice

Be You: 5 Ways to Customize Your Clothes


Updated February 3, 2019

We’ve all been there. You’ve picked out the dress or [insert favorite outfit here] for a fall wedding you’ve been excited about for months. Everything about it is on point, and you can’t wait to show it off to your friends…that is, until you walk in and see someone else wearing the exact same thing.…